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Information technology, or IT for short, may help businesses grow and attract new clients and expose individuals to key networks, but when used improperly, it may lead to tarnished reputations and even provide criminal e... More »

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Among the many advantages of high technology are improved distribution of information, improved health care, preservation of some resources and less work on many tasks. Disadvantages of high technology are too much infor... More »

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According to Use of Technology, the advantages of technology include access to information, improved communication, improved entertainment, educational convenience, social networking and advancements within various indus... More »

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